PwC US Technology UX/UI Lead in Austin, Texas
Specialty/Competency: IFS - Information Technology (IT)
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients. You’ll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing both client and internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the Firm to drive strategic business growth.
Simply put, as a part of our User Interface Design team, you’ll create interactive interfaces that enhance user experiences. You’ll help with the design, creation, prototyping and building out of analytical interfaces for mobile, web, and desktop applications based on PwC’s business needs.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
High School Diploma
Minimum Years of Experience :
6 year(s) of experience in roles involving IT solutions design that involve the use of UI/UX methodology and tools
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Information Technology, Computer Systems Analysis, Management Information Systems
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in developing, designing, or modifying large, complex or mission critical information systems, with a primary focus on developing innovative and engaging solutions, both digital and physical including the following areas:
Utilizing UI or UX design tools: XD, Axure, Sketch, or Miro to depict the user experience in journey maps, flow diagrams, responsible web, data visualization, mockups, and prototypes;
Leading projects to launch effectively within time and resource constraints that use the Agile/Scrum methodology, System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Web Contact Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and section 508 compliance requirements; and,
Implementing and executing on all phases related to whiteboard sessions to help conceptualize designs; demonstrating overall UX design, translation of user feedback and business requirements into design solutions, and visual presentations and UI designs through UX principle.
Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader managing design solutions related to transforming abstract concepts into well-developed, polished user experience-based software solutions and deliverables, while operating in a fast-paced, open and collaborative environment, including the following areas:
Applying analytical skills to interpret user experience requirements and translate these requirements in a concise, measurable, and flexible manner to meet project and stakeholder needs;
Creating original, user-centered UX design solutions and user experiences that can be developed into specific products, emphasizing user interface design planning and development tools;
Collaborating cross-functionally in a heavily matrixed organization and incorporating feedback and gathered requirements from different managerial levels into design concepts and enhancements;
Developing or modifying large, complex, or mission critical information systems including analysis of business and user needs, documenting requirements, and revising system logic difficulties as necessary;
Utilizing experience design software in conjunction with web and accessibility standards, and organizational guidelines when developing user-interface prototypes and deliverables;
Articulating concisely ideas and visually communicating concepts to both developer and non-developer audiences. Writing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting to all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management;
Designing low-fidelity and high-fidelity mockups, interaction models, user task flows, visual screen designs, and UI details that promote ease of use and improve the user experience;
Effectively coping with accelerating changes as required in a dynamic market and organization, adjusting priorities on an as-needed basis;
Using multiple elicitation techniques such as facilitating brainstorming sessions, focus groups, and requirements workshops with the purpose of requirements elicitation;
Mentoring and motivating staff;
Continuing to learn and grow their professional development; and,
Possessing interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.
PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoifsseniormanager.